A number of FOI requests have been made to Network Rail to release specific sets of data or information.
The data is released with the following statement:
The information supplied to you continues to be protected by copyright. You are free to use it for your own purposes, including for private study and non-commercial research and for any other purpose authorised by an exception in current copyright law. Documents (except photographs) can also be used in the UK without requiring permission for the purposes of news reporting. Any other re-use, for example commercial publication, would require the permission of the copyright holder. Please contact Network Rail if you wish to re-use the information and need to seek the permission of the copyright holder.
Train Planning rules in XML
An export of Train Planning Rules (TPRs) in XML format from ATTune was released in December 2020. This is an codification of the Train Planning Rules available on Network Rail's website.
List of Service Groups and Service Codes
For performance measurement and billing purposes, each train schedule is allocated an 8-digit Train Service Code (TSC). These are then grouped in to a 4-alphanumeric Service Group.
This data changes periodically, especially when train service patterns are altered.
List of TRAs
A copy of the TOPS D4021 table, containing TOPS Responsibility Areas (TRAs), their STANME (station name) and STAABB (station abbreviation) was released in December 2020.
This data changes infrequently.